Australian singles chart:
Song Sung Blue entered the Kent charts on 15 May 1972 and peaked at #5. The song was #37 on the Top 100 of 1972.
The song is on Moods which entered the Kent album charts on 31 July 1972 and peaked at #4.
Record label of Australian release:
Song Sung Blue at Neil Diamond’s Thank You Australia concert in 1976:
Song Sung Blue was inspired by Mozart’s Piano Concerto no. 21.
Neil Diamond said: “This is one to which I never paid too much attention. A very basic message, unadorned. I didn’t even write a bridge to it… I had no idea that it would be a huge hit or that people would want to sing along with it.”
Read more: www.songfacts.com/facts/neil-diamond/song-sung-blue
This song is also on our Spotify playlist Bang a Gong – the 70s
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